The Denver Post

Rich Media/Digital Design Specialist

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver
Date Posted: April 5th, 2013
Description:

A Rich Media/Digital Design Specialist facilities the design process for all creative requests- from concept to completion- in order to meet deadlines while providing a quality product. In order to accomplish this, the Design Specialist may interact on a daily basis with advertising sales reps, ad assistants, other designers, department managers or directors, outside advertising clients and outside vendors. The Design Specialist spends 90% of the time developing rich media or digital ads.

Essential Functions:
•Utilize strong customer service skills with internal and external clients, communicate with sales reps, sales assistants, managers, and co-workers in a professional manner
•Follow written and/or verbal instructions
•Attend client meetings to offer professional online and print ad design recommendations and solutions
•Create live and speculative creative for internal and external clients
•Video, HTML and iPad experience as exemplified by their portfolio is a must
•Advertising design experience as exemplified by their portfolio is a must
•Take photos for web design, such as photos of products or business interiors/exteriors
•Utilize fine art techniques to customize creative design requests
•Research as needed for best possible creative solutions

Other Responsibilities:
•Stay current with web design trends and technology and share with designers/co-workers
•Keep skills updated with latest software necessary to perform duties
•Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
•College degree or 3 years experience in web design-related field
•Self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision
•Excellent time management skills
•Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
•Excellent Mac-based computer platform skills
•Demonstrated ability in Adobe Creative Suite of software tools to create, deliver and optimize high-impact digital experience across multiple media platforms
•Proficient using PC Office Software
•Proficient using email systems, such as Mac mail or entourage

How to apply:

ascherf@denverpost.com

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